Enemy to Brother: Jews, Catholics, and Vatican II

12/9/2013; 58 minutes

On the 50th anniversary of the Second Vatican Council, John Connelly, author of "From Enemy to Brother: The Revolution in Catholic Teaching on the Jews, 1933-1965," and David Nirenberg, author of "Anti-Judaism: The Western Tradition" explore the character of medieval anti-Judaism and the historical changes within Catholic Christianity prior to the mid-twentieth century. They also assess the significance of the Council and its impact on Catholic and Jewish relations to the present. John Connelly is professor of history at the University of California, Berkeley and David Nirenberg is distinguished professor of Medieval History and Social Thought at The University of Chicago. Recorded on 5/6/2013. (#25433)

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